Global Challenge internship scheme

The Global Challenge programme offers students the opportunity, funding and training to spend a summer as an intern outside of the UK in a global company.

The Global Challenge Programme is not running during the 2021-22 academic year. However, you may be interested in the below international internships being offered during summer 2022. Successful applicants will receive a bursary to cover the expenses associated with the experience such as flights, accommodation and living costs. Full details about the roles and how to apply can be found on Careers Connect via the links below.

The closing date has been extended to Sunday 6 March 2022.

Nasio Trust (Kenya)

The Nasio Trust (Kenya) is a UK registered charity and Kenyan NGO which supports orphaned and vulnerable children and empowers communities to break the cycle of poverty. They are offering 2 internships this summer:

  • Mental Health And Psychosocial Support InternshipThe Nasio Trust are looking for an intern to assist with their work in Kenya in relation to mental well-being; the charity’s specific focus is supporting the needs of AIDS orphans who have undergone trauma. The intern will assist with current practices and be given the opportunity to develop new practices for the charity. The intern will also have the opportunity to contribute to the organisations research to greater understand how to support well-being in the community.
  • NGO Organisation And Management Review Internship – The role involves working closely with the CEO and Kenyan Project Manager to assist in running the NGO and undertaking delegated assignments. Over the internship period, the intern will get the opportunity to make their mark and produce a report of recommendations to help drive strategic changes to the charity's operations. Interns will undertake several tasks in charity development, conducting performance reviews, supporting future strategy and research.


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